Ex-Treasurer for Electrical Workers Local in Pittsburgh Indicted

IBEW logoOn July 7, Thomas Carrola, former financial secretary-treasurer for Local 1919 of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, was indicted in U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania on one count of embezzling funds in the amount of $35,057.70 and one count of falsifying union records. The Pittsburgh-based local represents electrical line and tree removal workers. The indictment follows an investigation by the U.S. Labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards.